Toxoplasmosis in Nepal

https://joii-journal.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s12348-018-0151-x A 19-year-old immunocompetent female presented with painful diminution of vision in the left eye since 10 days. It had a sudden onset with rapid progression. It was not associated with floaters or visual phenomena during the initiation or course of the symptoms. She denies...
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Case series of paragonimiasis from Nepal

https://academic.oup.com/omcr/article/2017/11/omx083/4616322 Paragonimiasis is an important food-borne parasitic zoonosis caused by trematodes of genus Paragonimus. We report case series of paragonimiasis with common symptoms of cough with blood tinged sputum, shortness of breath, chest pain with occasional fever, eosinophilia and radiological findings mimicking pulmonary tuberculosis and had...
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Human echinostomiasis in Nepal

https://bmcresnotes.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13104-018-3133-z Background Echinostomiasis is a food-borne infection caused by an intestinal trematodes belonging to the family Echinostomatidae. They infect the gastrointestinal tract of humans. Patients are usually asymptomatic. However, with heavy infections, the worms can produce catarrhal inflammation with mild ulceration and the patient may...
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A case report of human gastrodiscoidiasis in Nepal

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1383576918304057 Gastrodiscoidiasis is a snail-transmitted zoonotic infection caused by the digeneantrematodeGastrodiscoides hominis, which is the only species in the genus Gastrodiscoides infecting humans. We report a case of human gastrodiscoidiasis in a 66 years-old Nepali man without history of travels outside of Nepal who was admitted in the hospital with...
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Human Thelaziasis: Emerging Ocular Pathogen in Nepal

https://academic.oup.com/ofid/article/5/10/ofy237/5098452 Thelaziasis is an ocular arthropod-borne, zoonotic disease of the eye infecting the conjunctival sac, lacrimal duct, and lacrimal gland caused by a nematode of the genus Thelazia. We report the first case of human ocular thelaziasis in Nepal in a 6-month-old child from a Rukum...
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Disseminated Trichosporon asahii infection in a combined liver‐kidney transplant recipient successfully treated with voriconazole

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/iid3.250 Introduction Trichosporon asahii is an emerging cause of systemic fungal infection in an immunocompromised host. Several life threatening disseminated T. asahii infection in single solid organ (liver or kidney) transplant recipients, in neutropenic and hematological malignancy patients have been reported. Case presentation A 49‐year old gentleman who...
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